National Safety Council estimates nearly 400 fatalities in car crashes during Labor Day weekend
Council reminds drivers to take extra caution while traveling
Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council estimates 395 people will be killed and an additional 42,300 will be injured in car crashes during the Labor Day holiday weekend. The period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 1. An evaluation of recent Labor Day holiday period fatality estimates is shown in the table below.
Evaluation of Recent Labor Day Holiday Period Estimates
|Year||Estimate||90% Confidence Interval||Actual|
It also is estimated that 144 lives may be saved this Labor Day holiday period by buckling up.